Best things to do in Salvador

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Salvador de Bahia is the capital state of Bahia. The Brazilian city is the best representation of what multiculturalism really is. The African influence of the slaves' descendants is what turned Salvador into this Afro-Brazilian culture.

It is known for its parties that is happening day and night and mostly for the local cuisine, the music, the dance, the art and the architecture. The Bahian Carnival is the largest annual celebration in the world, with more than 2 million people partying in the streets for an entire week. The other thing that makes Salvador famous is the capoeira, the mix of dance and martial art, another legacy from the African slaves brought by the Portuguese in Brazil.

The historic centre of Pelourinho is listed as UNESCO World Heritage. You can walk around and take a look at the amazing buildings like the Lacerda Elevator, the Model Market and the Governor's House among others.

The vivid city is located in an ideal area with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the All Saints Bay on the other. Porto da Barra Beach, the most popular beach is on the edge of the bay while Farol da Barra is on the ocean side. The Salvador coastline provides amazing activities to do: surf, diving, sailing and so much more.

For the nature lovers, you can go hiking in the Chapada Diamantina National Park is situated in the middle of the city and is home of a large biodiversity. Inside the 152,142 hectare park you will find all kinds of endemic flora and animals like the hooded visorbearer (Augastes lumachellus) hummingbird which is also specific to this region. You can also go to the old fishers’ town of Praia do Forte and observe the turtles from the TAMAR Project which goal is to preserve this endangered species.

São Salvador is the perfect place if you like to have fun on your holidays.

 

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About

Salvador de Bahia is the capital state of Bahia. The Brazilian city is the best representation of what multiculturalism really is. The African influence of the slaves' descendants is what turned Salvador into this Afro-Brazilian culture.

It is known for its parties that is happening day and night and mostly for the local cuisine, the music, the dance, the art and the architecture. The Bahian Carnival is the largest annual celebration in the world, with more than 2 million people partying in the streets for an entire week. The other thing that makes Salvador famous is the capoeira, the mix of dance and martial art, another legacy from the African slaves brought by the Portuguese in Brazil.

The historic centre of Pelourinho is listed as UNESCO World Heritage. You can walk around and take a look at the amazing buildings like the Lacerda Elevator, the Model Market and the Governor's House among others.

The vivid city is located in an ideal area with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the All Saints Bay on the other. Porto da Barra Beach, the most popular beach is on the edge of the bay while Farol da Barra is on the ocean side. The Salvador coastline provides amazing activities to do: surf, diving, sailing and so much more.

For the nature lovers, you can go hiking in the Chapada Diamantina National Park is situated in the middle of the city and is home of a large biodiversity. Inside the 152,142 hectare park you will find all kinds of endemic flora and animals like the hooded visorbearer (Augastes lumachellus) hummingbird which is also specific to this region. You can also go to the old fishers’ town of Praia do Forte and observe the turtles from the TAMAR Project which goal is to preserve this endangered species.

São Salvador is the perfect place if you like to have fun on your holidays.

 

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